Digitalization or death: how Russian retailers fit into the new realities of trade
Venera shaidullina talks about trends in the digitalization of e-Commerce and offline Commerce, gives 5 of the most promising technologies that will have a strong impact on e-commerce in the…

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Sales plans don't work — what to do?
Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, tells about what to do for the head of the sales Department if his employees do not cope with the implementation of the…

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Robots or real people? How will customer service change in the next decade
Elena Stolyarskaya, business coach, client service expert, talks about the main trends in the development of client service in the near future and lists 7 key changes that will affect…

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“No one needs snowmobiles in the summer”, or how to sell them in ” off-season»

A rare business does not refer to seasonality of sales. Like, no one needs snowmobiles in the summer, and swimsuits and flippers are not in demand in the winter. Sergey Kalinchuk, Director of the St. Petersburg office of SPN Communications, offers options for overcoming the problem of “off-season” and gives useful recommendations for finding non-standard solutions for sales
There is a temptation to evaluate this question as a rhetorical one with a programmed answer: “No, they say, no “off-season”, a talented salesman can sell snow to polar explorers in winter, and sand to Bedouins in the Arabian desert in summer.” Continue reading

How to work with complex listeners at a speech?

Alexey Milovanov, business coach, owner of the public sales Agency Public Sale, explains in detail how the speaker behaves at performances with different types of” anti-heroes “from the audience, which have a destructive effect on your image as an expert and how to emerge victorious from difficult situations with such” screamers»
At any speech, there will be a listener who will interfere with the speaker’s work. A kind of” scoundrel ” who will talk loudly on the phone, interrupt the speaker and ask him questions right in the middle of his speech. Or, which is not excluded — he will demonstrate his disagreement with the speaker’s thoughts. Continue reading

“Play rock-paper-scissors with a customer”, or how to increase loyalty using lifestyle marketing techniques

Today, it is not enough for a company to offer a discount or special working conditions to get customer loyalty. Today, almost everyone is ready to give it. Dmitry Kibkalo, founder of the international network of Board games “Mosigra”, shares his company’s experience in implementing lifestyle marketing and gives practical advice on how to make a purchase a special event
Marketing research confirms with one voice that once a customer loves a company for something good and valuable, they will return to its services again and again. This is called loyalty. Continue reading

We played "talking dummies" — and that's enough, or Let's say the scripts " no»
Alexey Krutitsky, CEO of the Training Department, talks about the modern use of sales scripts in companies: what they do more-good or harm, how employees and the workflow as a…

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"How we sell guitars on YouTube": the story of Boris Kolesnikov, skifmusic hypermarket of musical instruments
Boris Kolesnikov, founder of the skifmusic hypermarket of musical instruments, shares his experience of developing a corporate YouTube channel and tells how entrepreneurs can sell using this social network How…

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How do I check the supplier?
Roman Shishkin, assistant to the President of ICA "Filippov and partners", talks about how to distinguish between responsible and law-abiding contractor from unfair: whether it is necessary to request documents…

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How can an entrepreneur choose a tender to participate in
Ivan Gromko, managing partner of Redday production, talks about the options for tenders, stages and procedures for their implementation, and explains what features of the procedure it is important to…

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